Fahrenheit 451 as a Prediction for the Future


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In Fahrenheit 451, 'seashells' are most like modern day:

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1. Which of the following is not a prediction from Fahrenheit 451?

2. Science-fiction usually includes a futuristic society with:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about actual technological advancements similar to those that were described in Fahrenheit 451.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessment items review your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of science-fiction texts
  • Predictions from Fahrenheit 451
  • Modern day devices and their equivalents in Fahrenheit 451

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the modern mechanism that is used like the mechanical hound in Fahrenheit 451
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the role of televisions in Fahrenheit 451 is reflective of modern television use
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Fahrenheit 451

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of the book Fahrenheit 451 by completing the lesson titled Fahrenheit 451 as a Prediction for the Future. Covered objectives include:

  • Know the similarities between modes of communication in the novel and modern modes of communication
  • Understand the social commentary discussed in Fahrenheit 451
  • Review the social changes Bradbury predicted